Opportunity for Graduate Student

Please see below for an opportunity for on-campus graduate students.


Supervisor: Assistant Dean of the Graduate School

Position Requirements:

  • Must be admitted to the Graduate School in an approved FHSU degree-seeking program
  • Must have an application for a Graduate Teaching Assistant position on file in the Graduate School
  • Must have a passion for instructing international students many of whom are non-native English speakers and writers
  • Must be committed to developing his/her intercultural communication and instructional skills
  • Must have excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills  
  • Must be an independent individual who displays initiative in their daily work
  • International students must pass the SPEAK test with a score of 50+ or the TOEFL iBT with a score of 22+ on the spoken English portion of the exam (Regents requirement for international GTA appointments).
  • Must successfully complete a criminal background check if chosen for the position
  • Must successfully complete the university’s online harassment training module

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with the Blackboard course management system
  • Excellent Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint skills – including the ability to construct mail merges, spreadsheets, and presentations.
  • Ability to maintain a website using a content management system



  • Send resume with contact information for three FHSU references and letter of interest to Dr. Jerry Spotswood, Assistant Dean of the Graduate School to jwspotswood@fhsu.edu. Preference will be given to applicants who submit materials on or before December 5, 2012.
  • Screening will occur beginning December 5, 2012 and continue until filled. 
  • Interviews will be scheduled after December 5, 2012.  Please do not call for appointments.

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